The Worst Thing That We Can Do In Life is Forget About the Past: a Reflection on Kate Grenville’s The Secret River

    Even though originally I thought that my blog would include a lot of ‘reviews’ and ‘reflections’ of various stories and novels, it hasn’t really happened that way, but here is a first…    The Secret River by Kate Grenville tells the story of William Thornhill, a boatman who was caught stealing a load…

Tribes are Good, But Do They Really Evolve the Conversation?

As I have written about elsewhere, a small amount of furore erupted on Twitter last Saturday in response to Johanna O’Farrell’s tirade against 21st century learning habits in The Age titled ‘Splashing Cash won’t Fix Australia’s Broken Education System‘. One of the things that I really notice whilst following the conversations through a medium like Twitter…